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Cape Cod Pride Festival 2019

By on April 17, 2019 in Events
Cape Cod Pride Festival 2019

“Honoring Our Past, Uniting For Our Future.” Celebrating the Cape’s LGBTQ Community on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 12noon to 5:00pm at Hyannis Village Green 367 Main Street, Hyannis. Speakers, activities, rafts, food trucks, vendors, raffle and much more. All are welcome, admission is free, ASL Interpreters at Festival. After PRIDE Dance Party, 6pm to […]

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Program for Pregnant and Parenting Women Struggling with Opioid Use

By on April 9, 2019 in Articles
Program for Pregnant and Parenting Women Struggling with Opioid Use

The Moms Do Care (MDC) program supports women who are pregnant or parenting a child age 36 months or under. Participants are candidates if they present with a history of opioid use disorder, either current or in remission. Services are provide for moms by moms who have walked this path during their own pregnancy. This […]

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Falmouth Together Memory Cafe

By on April 9, 2019 in Reoccurring Events
Falmouth Together Memory Cafe

Falmouth Museums on the Green in the Cultural Center (Easiest to enter and park from Katharine Lee Bates Road) is host to Falmouth Together Memory Cafe on the 2nd Monday of the Month 1:00-3:00 pm. The Falmouth Together Memory Cafe is a welcoming place for people living with memory concerns and their families or care […]

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SERVICES AND SUPPORT for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and Young Adults

By on April 4, 2019 in Articles
SERVICES AND SUPPORT for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and Young Adults

Services are targeted to Cape and Island unaccompanied youth and young adults (24 and under) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Services available are: Assessment for services; Flexible funds to prevent homelessness; Individualized case management; Planning for housing stability. Intake for assessment and access to services are available through these community partners: CHAMP […]

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Health Insurance Coverage Navigator Help

By on April 4, 2019 in Events
Health Insurance Coverage Navigator Help

Despite Federal changes Massachusetts Residents age 18 and older are still required to have health insurance or face a state tax penalty. You may have heard the federal requirement ot have health insurance – called the individual mandate – was repealed starting in 2019, but Massachusetts requirement to have overage will still be in place. […]

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Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Violence

By on April 2, 2019 in Reoccurring Events
Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Violence

New spring dates and times! Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Violence. Mondays beginning April 22, 2019- for 5 weeks from 1:00-2:00pm at the Falmouth Independence House Office, 220 Main Street, Suite #200 (2nd Floor), Falmouth. To register for this FREE support group contact: Tara at 508-771-6507 x251 [email protected] or Kate 508-771-6507 x250 [email protected] This […]

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Free Narcan Training Wednesday, 4/3

By on March 29, 2019 in Events
Free Narcan Training Wednesday, 4/3

Community Narcan Training, Wednesday, April 3rd at 5:30pm at Gus Canty Community Center, 790 Main Street in Falmouth. This event is FREE and open to the public. A partnership between AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, Falmouth Human Services and Falmouth Substance Use Commission.

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Are you concerned about yourself or someone else? Learn more about addiction and how you can help.

By on March 28, 2019 in Events

Learn more about addiction and how you can help at these resources: Massachusetts Substance Use Information and Education Helpline 800-327-5050 (confidential) www.helpline-online.com Substance Use Resources and Information for Cape Cod Barnstable County Substance Use Resource Guide Gosnold on Cape Cod www.gosnold.org Learn to Cope www.learn2cope.org Parents Supporting Parents: Parents-Supporting-Parents-FB Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Training […]

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Substance Use Drop-In Night

By on March 28, 2019 in Reoccurring Events
Substance Use Drop-In Night

Residents of Falmouth are encouraged to visit the monthly Substance Use Drop-In Night, hosted by the Mashpee Substance Use Task Force, which is a unique chance to connect one-on-one with over seventeen different local treatment and recovery professionals in a relaxed and informal setting. Some Professional Partners include: Alateen/Alanon Family Groups; Gosnold; Grandparents Raising Grandchildren; […]

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How to RECOGNIZE an Opioid Overdose/How to RESPOND to an Overdose

How to RECOGNIZE an Opioid Overdose/How to RESPOND to an Overdose

How to RECOGNIZE an Opioid Overdose: Not responsive Lips and fingertips may be blue Snoring or gurgle noise whild nodding out Vomiting Can’t be woken up How to RESPOND to an Overdose (You can keep a person alive by following thse steps): Call 911 Try to wake person up (Rub the middle of their chest […]

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